Budget 2023 expectations: Lenders operating in the fintech space pitch for easing of taxes alongside special budgetary allocations for the sector to grow.
The framework will enable state-run banks to access the broad network of fintech companies' resources, lowering their own costs associated with obtaining loans and making ad hoc investments in expensive platforms or technology.
Investors into the country’s fintech space that has drawn heavyweights from Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. to Masayoshi Son’s SoftBank Group Corp., in the past few years, are getting more diligent as global financial conditions tighten. That has intensified the competition for capital, Pozhath said.
The main advantage of digital lending is easy access via mobile devices, and less paperwork and eligibility checks than in a traditional bank
Collaboration between banks and fintechs is the new normal in the banking space. Indeed, rather than competing with each other, it makes eminent sense for the two sides to combine their respective strengths and play the market together, say industry players
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BoB was the third-largest UPI remitter bank in India in August with 43.25 crore transactions conducted on the bank’s servers during the month
The merged entity would be known as Shriram Finance, with AUM of over Rs 1.5 lakh crore, and a distribution network of over 3,500 branches.
A 50 bps rate hike may seem hawkish, but it was required to control inflation, South Indian Bank MD & CEO Murali Ramakrishnan said
Although outsourcing of a permissible activity is an operational decision of the lender, it exposes them to various risks, the RBI said
Shaktikanta Das' comments come after the RBI said that loading of credit lines on to prepaid payment instruments (PPIs) is prohibited, a model adopted by many fintechs. RBI to come up with digital lending guidelines within a few weeks, he added.
According to people aware of the matter, the central bank has already held discussions with stakeholders on various issues.
A group of fintechs have smelled an opportunity in the financial services market that focus on children, which is largely under-penetrated. Many firms like Muvin and Pencilton have already launched products like pre-paid cards, and many have either raised funds or are planning to do so to tap the market.
Executive director Anup Bagchi said banks may soon start to lend to MSMEs based on their cashflows and not on their solvency, thanks to the rapid adoption of digital services.
RBI monetary policy | The bank will soon issue guidelines on digital lending after going through around 650 suggestions it had received, says RBI
The bank is looking to invest nearly Rs 1,000 crore in building and upgrading its digital technology in the present fiscal, as per management.
India ranked third in terms of the number of start-ups joining the unicorn club in 2021, next only to the US and China.
Kamath said startup founders should raise funds only when required and not just because it is available. Kamath and PB Fintech founder Yashish Dahiya were speaking at Razorpay’s annual event on the future of fintech IPOs.
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Using their wide network and technology, finetch firms are helping villagers register on CoWin. Their banking correspondents are spreading awareness and also encouraging people to get vaccinated against coronavirus
The difficulty borrowers face in repaying their loans is forcing many fintech lending startups to restructure loans and show them as ‘standard assets’ as the year draws to a close.
Startups like FamPay and Slice are coming up with products tailored for students and young professionals. Can they get these consumers to stick around and expand their product suite as they grow up?
Credit cards gain popularity as startups work out innovative solutions with banks to expand the user base. Can new-age private banks corner a larger market share through these partnerships?
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